Enjoy the fantastic landscapes of Ireland's north and west on a
tour packed with excursions. We visit the iconic Giant's Causeway,
the Connemara Coast and vibrant Dublin. Awash with locations that
capture the essence of Ireland, this tour is a great place to start
as a newcomer to the Emerald Isle.
Our holiday begins as we take the ferry across to Ireland,
arriving in the port of Dublin. On arrival we transfer to our hotel
on the outskirts of Dublin.
Days 2-3 - Exploring Dublin & Belfast
We begin our exploration of Dublin this morning with a visit to
EPIC, a state-ofthe- art museum showcasing the history of Irish
emigration. Our next visit is to the Book of Kells exhibition,
accompanied by a local guide and followed by an afternoon at
leisure. Day 3 sees us transfer to
Belfast where, before checking into our hotel, we enjoy a city
Day 2 - Breakfast
Day 3 - Breakfast, Dinner
Day 4 - Crumlin Road Gaol & the Titanic Museum
Today we begin with a visit to Crumlin Road Gaol, a Victorian
era former prison with a fascinating history, which we discover on
a guided tour. Later we explore the Titanic Museum.
Day 5 - The Giant’s Causeway
We enjoy a day's coaching around the magnificent Causeway Coast,
with the highlight of our trip being the Giant's Causeway
Day 6 - Bushmills Distillery
Today we visit the Bushmills Distillery, followed by time at
Dunluce Castle. Later we continue to Coleraine, before continuing
on a wonderfully scenic rail journey to Derry, where we take a
short tour. Next up is Donegal town where we check into our hotel
Day 7 - Slieve League and Glenveagh National Park
We are treated once again today by Ireland's magnificent
landscape, enjoying Slieve League, Glenveagh Castle, and into the
Glenveagh National Park, and a journey through attractive scenery
on the Fintown Railway.
Day 8 - Connemara Coast
The Connemara Coast enchants us today with its stunning fjords
and mountains. Later we visit Westport, where we have free time for
lunch. Later we visit Kylemore Abbey.
Day 9 - To Dublin & Merry Ploughboys pub
We enjoy a leisurely morning followed by rail to Dublin and
transfer to our hotel for the night. This evening we visit the
Merry Ploughboys pub for our final meal.
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Please note: This may be suitable for reduced mobility passengers, please call for further information.